More than 400 grams of meth found in raid

At approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted a search warrant on County Road 3 near Crossville.

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said the raid included DeKalb County Narcotics Unit, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, ALEA State Drug Task Force, Marshall County Drug Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force, Boaz Police Department and Guntersville Police Department.

Welden said as a result of the search, more than 400 grams of methamphetamine were located at the residence.

Johnny DeWayne Croley, 42, of Crossville, was taken to the DeKalb County Detention Center and is charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Welden said the investigation is ongoing and further charges may be pending.

“We are very proud of our Narcotics Unit for organizing this raid and their ability to coordinate major arrests such as this with our federal partner,” Welden said. “Please keep our guys in your prayers as they work hard to rid our county of this poison that is ruining so many people’s future. God Bless.”

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